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Changing Colors: For Fall, Fashion Continues to Celebrate Black Beauty Changing Colors: For Fall, Fashion Continues to Celebrate Black Beauty

It wasn’t just a phase. After years of being relegated to the inner pages and being told that covers featuring black women don’t sell, the fashion industry finally seems to be taking the plunge into parity, featuring more and more black women on its covers.

Think Pink: Our Faves Were Coming Up Roses at the 2018 Emmys ... and in Nike ... and Whiteface? Think Pink: Our Faves Were Coming Up Roses at the 2018 Emmys ... and in Nike ... and Whiteface?

If there was a signature color at the 2018 Emmys, it was pink. Yara Shahidi (in Gucci), nominee Tracee Ellis Ross (in Valentino Haute Couture), and award winner Thandie Newton (in Brandon Maxwell) all showed up in rosy hues, as did several other celebs, who wore shades ranging from blush to bold pink.

Famously Fly: Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed 2018 Includes Some of Our Most Fashionable Faves!

You’ve seen them on screen, on the red carpet and often, right here on The Glow Up. And now, just in time for New York Fashion Week, several of our favorite fashionable celebs have landed on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed 2018 list!

Grown-ish Is Cute, But Yara Shahidi Wants You to Get Politically Involved Grown-ish Is Cute, But Yara Shahidi Wants You to Get Politically Involved

Don’t ask Yara Shahidi to choose between being an ingenue and a serious intellectual; the 18-year-old is already one of several young black actresses breaking the mold when it comes to young Hollywood talent—not only for being non-messy, but for being socially conscious and civically-minded.

Is the Mainstream Ready for 4c? Mane Traces the Evolution of Natural Hair On-Screen

Online media company NowThis turned heads at the top of 2018 with the launch of Mane, a web series focusing on the intersection between hair and culture. On Tuesday, Mane kicked off its second season with a closer look at how the presentation of naturally textured black hair has evolved on-screen, tracing the current…

We Ready! The 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards Teased a Big Night With an Over-the-Top Red Carpet We Ready! The 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards Teased a Big Night With an Over-the-Top Red Carpet

The MTV Movie & TV Awards air Monday night, but Saturday’s pretaping gave us a lot to look forward to by way of the red carpet. The annual ceremony, now in its 27th year, is where the most current phenoms in film and television collide—and the red carpet is a reliable range of good, bad and WTF fashion (because ...…

Yes, Yara! Yara Shahidi Covers June Issue of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia Yes, Yara! Yara Shahidi Covers June Issue of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

Now, this is what we call pretty in pink: Perennial fave Yara Shahidi looks poised to take flight on the cover of June’s Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, wearing powder-pink-feathered Chanel, with her glorious curls teased to voluminous perfection by go-to stylist Nai’vasha Johnson.

Meeting in the Ladies’ Room: Tracee Ellis Ross to Interview Michelle Obama at United State of Women Meeting in the Ladies’ Room: Tracee Ellis Ross to Interview Michelle Obama at United State of Women

Here’s a conversation we don’t want to miss: Black-ish actress and all-around brilliant bae Tracee Ellis Ross will interview our forever first lady, Michelle Obama, this Saturday, May 5, at the United State of Women Summit at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles—and we officially know how we’re spending this weekend.

‘Everything You Think Is True’: Yara Shahidi Honors Her Family History With Prince ‘Everything You Think Is True’: Yara Shahidi Honors Her Family History With Prince

Many know Yara Shahidi as the adorable and irrepressible Zoey Johnson on Black-ish’s hit spinoff, Grown-ish, but fewer know about her roots as a Minneapolis girl—like myself—and her ties to our most famous fellow native.

Watch: Feeling Insecure or Grown-ish? Go Behind the Scenes With Issa and Yara

Just when we thought we’d stopped swooning over the double fantasy of Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi simultaneously on Marie Claire covers, the magazine blessed us with a little behind-the-scenes confessional action, revealing some of the quirks, guilty pleasures and favorite things of two of the season’s freshest talents.

Fresh Faces: Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi Cover Marie Claire’s May Issue Fresh Faces: Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi Cover Marie Claire’s May Issue

Come through, Marie Claire! To coincide with the blooming of the season, Marie Claire magazine has chosen not one, but five fresh beauties to grace a series of May covers, including our forever faves Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi!

With ‘Nice for What,’ Drake Celebrates Some of Our Faves and Shows Us Why He Keeps Winning With ‘Nice for What,’ Drake Celebrates Some of Our Faves and Shows Us Why He Keeps Winning

I read somewhere that Drake had a song releasing on Friday night. We all know Friday as Cardi B Invasion of Privacy day, so it almost seemed rude for Drake to drop a song, but it’s Drake. After he just gave away almost a milli in the video for “God’s Plan,” I’m willing to give Drake some grace (it still brings a thug…

Dance Break! Yara Shahidi Covers T Singapore Dance Break! Yara Shahidi Covers T Singapore

We know—we’re obsessed. And clearly, we’re already missing Grown-ish way too much, since we’re giving you a day full of Chloe, Halle and, now, a double dose of Yara. But we couldn’t possibly see our favorite ingenue on the April cover of the New York Times Style Magazine’s Singapore edition and not share it with…

For Chloe x Halle, Being on Grown-ish Is the Best and Smartest Marketing of Their Music Ever For Chloe x Halle, Being on Grown-ish Is the Best and Smartest Marketing of Their Music Ever

Grown-ish is an awesome television show set against the backdrop of a fictitious California University. We get to follow the life of Zoey Johnson (everybody’s fave, Yara Shahidi) after she graduated from high school (and Black-ish) as she learns to navigate life and love as an almost adult. The show addresses…

Curl Hunting: Nai’vasha Johnson Is Young Hollywood’s Go-to Hairdresser  Curl Hunting: Nai’vasha Johnson Is Young Hollywood’s Go-to Hairdresser 

OK—did you die over Yara Shahidi’s hairstyle when she walked down the red carpet at this year’s SAG Awards? I died. Did you die over her “Weekend In Wakanda”-perfect bejeweled ’fro-cornrow extravaganza on Essence’s latest cover? I died. Hairstylist Nai’vasha Johnson is the one slaying the trendsetting actress’s…

Grown-ish and Gorgeous: Yara Shahidi Covers Essence’s April Issue! Grown-ish and Gorgeous: Yara Shahidi Covers Essence’s April Issue!

By now it’s no secret that we love, love, love Grown-ish star, young activist and all-around brilliant bae (Harvard, y’all) Yara Shahidi. And clearly we’re not the only ones, since our sisters over at Essence are featuring the always “it” girl on the cover of their April issue!

Oprah Brought SuperSoul Conversations to the Apollo and Aligned All of Harlem's Chakras Oprah Brought SuperSoul Conversations to the Apollo and Aligned All of Harlem's Chakras

When Oprah builds it, we all come. She’s got this undeniable Midas touch, which is why we want her to save America by running for president, but we don’t deserve the precious soul that is Oprah as the leader of the free world. In fact, in order for her to keep her limitless effervescence, it’s best that we keep Momma…

She’s Grown-ish! Happy 18th Birthday, Yara Shahidi! She’s Grown-ish! Happy 18th Birthday, Yara Shahidi!

Here at The Glow Up, we hate to play favorites, but we’d be lying if we said we didn’t have a very special place in our hearts for actress-activist-“it” girl Yara Shahidi. While Hollywood is thankfully steadily filling with more young, black female talent, few have shared a trajectory so relatably similar to The Glow…

The (Other) Talk: What Last Week’s Grown-ish Got Right About Mothers, Daughters and Sexuality The (Other) Talk: What Last Week’s Grown-ish Got Right About Mothers, Daughters and Sexuality

Do you remember your first time? Was it awkward, exhilarating, overwhelming, tender, traumatic—or some combination of all of the above?

She Got That Glow: We Got the Secrets Behind Yara Shahidi’s All Grown-ish Up Look at the SAG Awards She Got That Glow: We Got the Secrets Behind Yara Shahidi’s All Grown-ish Up Look at the SAG Awards

The 2018 Grammys are tonight, but the fashion world is still raving about the looks from last Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. And we can’t breathe one word about that evening’s red carpet without acknowledging our current and forever #Fave, Yara Shahidi. Like, we may have to come up with a concept stronger than…

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